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Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris are reportedly friends again

If the splits and fights embedded in the latest entertainment news cycle left you asking, "Can't we all just get along?" a new report from Taylor Swift-land suggests that yes, in fact, we can.
Sources tell TMZ the "Shake It Off" singer and her ex, Calvin Harris, are back on good terms.
Though they are only texting at this point, insiders claim the couple, who split in the beginning of the summer after 15 months of dating, have re-established a friendship. According to the site, they began communicating again in the wake of Taylor's much-publicized breakup with Tom Hiddleston, whom she started dating shortly after news surfaced that she and Calvin had called it quits.

While there's been no confirmation on who made the first move towards a reconciliation, the two are reportedly done fighting about things like who deserves credit for "This Is What You Came For," the song Taylor wrote for Calvin.

Soon after news of Calvin and Taylor's …

Wayne Rooney and Man U stars all smiles as team arrives hotel ahead of Europa league(photos)

£300,000 per week Wayne Rooney, despite not being in Manchester United's first team starting line up at the moment was all smiles as he and his teammates arrived Lowry Hotel ahead of Man U's Europa league clash with Zorya this evening.
Other players like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcus Rashford were also pictured arriving the hotel.

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Caf's Nyantakyi and Camara elected to Fifa council

Kwesi Nyantakyi and Almamy Kabele Camara have been elected to fill two new Confederation of African Football seats on the Fifa Council.
Nyantakyi is president of the Ghana Football Association and Camara, from Guinea, is a Caf vice-president.

They will complete a seven-member African delegation at a meeting of the expanded Fifa Council on 13-14 October.
The meeting in Zurich should begin talks to expand the 2026 World Cup to 40 teams and start the bidding process.

Fifa president Gianni Infantino, who attended Caf's Extraordinary General Assembly in Cairo on Thursday, said: "Africa has a very important role in football.
"We have to move into action and let's give Africa the place it deserves in world football. Africa will benefit most from a proposed increase in the football investment program. 
"It is my wish that a 40-team World cup will have at least two more slots for Africa. Caf must support Fifa to make this possible."
The election of Nyantakyi and …

Ferrari's new $2.2 million super car is already sold out

The bad news: It's $2.2 million. And it's already sold out. 
Ferrari on Thursday unveiled the convertible version its LaFerrari at the Paris Motor Show. It's called LaFerrari Aperta, which means "open" in Italian. It's got all the wonders of the LaFerrari — including a hybrid950 horsepower V-12 engine that's derived from the company's Formula One cars.

It does zero to 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds and tops out at more than 200 miles an hour. And it's got the same curvaceous, snarling looks of the LaFerrari. But this one comes with your choice: a removable carbon-fiber top or soft cover.

Ferrari will only be making 209 of these cars, and it will be keeping nine. That left only 200 for sale. But as the company had three times as many interested buyers as it had Apertas to sell, every one of those cars was sold out ahead of Thursday's launch.
The Aperta is part of Ferrari's strategy as a public company of expanding sales …

Daddy Lumba is next to Jesus Christ - Lawyer Oppong

Private Legal Practitioner Yaw Oppong has likened legendary musician Charles Kwadwo Fosu affectionately called Daddy Lumba to Jesus Christ, saying he would gladly worship him after Jesus Christ and David because of his unprecedented songs.

Eulogising the talented man who is celebrating his 52nd birthday today, the Legal Practitioner remarked that Lumba has positively influenced the lives of many people through his songs.

He believes Lumba has spiced up so many relationships both locally and internationally and contributed immensely to the music industry.

According to him, Just like Jesus Christ won souls, Lumba has also rekindled broken relationships with his soothing songs and therefore deserves to be acknowledged.

The Central University College (CUC) Law Lecturer stated that due to his love for the musician’s songs, he will bow to him if Jesus is put aside.

Speaking on Abusua FM’s Abusua Nkommo hosted by Kwame Adinkrah, he further remarked that Lumba’s soothing songs are sort …

Piers Morgan comes for Kim K over her nude selfie, calls her a 'Slapper'

'Slapper' is an offensive word used to describe a promiscuous, vulgar woman (a woman who has had sex with a lot of men). British journalist Piers Morgan branded Kim a 'Slapper' because she shared a new naked selfie and he thinks it sends a"completely wrong message to the millions of young girls who follow her that the only path to feminist success is flashing breasts."

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Konadu Submits Nomination Forms

The flag bearer of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, has submitted her presidential nomination forms to the Electoral Commission to enable her contest the 2016 elections.

Also Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur earlier submitted the forms on behalf of President John Dramani Mahama. The governing National Democratic Congress’ main opponent Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party has also submitted his forms.
Other presidential nominees to have submitted their forms are Kofi Akpaloo of the Independent People’s Party (IPP), Agyenim Boateng of the United Front Party (UFP) and Hassan Ayariga of the All People's Congress (APC).

The Electoral Commission (EC) is, however, not accepting the GHS50,000 filing fee that must be added to the forms to complete the process because the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has sued the EC in connection with the fee. The EC has taken such action so as not to be in contempt of court.

So far 23 nominees, inc…

Funny Women award winners announced

The winners of this year's Funny Women awards, a launch pad for female comics since 2003, have been announced.
Harriet Braine, a 25-year-old archive assistant, won the £2,000 stage award, while self-confessed "comedy nerd" Carol Walsh won the writing prize.
Carolyn Goodyear, an actress who "fell into" writing, won the event's shorts award with her short film Ambition.

Katherine Ryan, Sara Pascoe and Sarah Millican are among the comedians to have been recognised in previous years.
Ryan beat Pascoe to be crowned winner in 2008, while Millican was a runner-up in 2005.
Other previous participants include Susan Calman and Diane Morgan, known to many as Philomena Cunk on Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe.
 More than 400 hopefuls bid for this year's stage award, which involved 24 heats ahead of Wednesday's final at Koko in north London.
Each of the six finalists was paired with a celebrity comedian mentor, with Ellie Taylor doing the honours for the eventu…

Brad Pitt releases a second statement on his divorce

Last week we all heard that Angelina Jolie had filed for divorce from her husband of just two years, Brad Pitt amidst reports he is being investigated for child abuse by the LA County Department of Children and Family Services for being verbally and physically abusive with one of his children. In a second statement since his separation, the actor said he won't be attending the red carpet screening of Voyage of Time, a documentary he narrated which is happening tomorrow.
“Terrence’s ‘Voyage of Time’ is an incredibly beautiful and unique experiential IMAX film for children and families chronicling the birth of time. I’m very grateful to be part of such a fascinating and educational project, but I’m currently focused on my family situation and don’t want to distract attention away from this extraordinary film, which I encourage everyone to see.” - He told Access Hollywood

Hunter, 120, Shoots Himself

A 120-YEAR-OLD man, Kofi Akrong, was Tuesday dawn found dead in his room at Wuruyie, a farming community near New Edubiase in the Ashanti Region; and it’s alleged that he committed suicide.
The old hunter purportedly shot himself with a single-barrel gun at the upper part of his stomach at about 1:30 am while sitting on his bed.
New Edubiase District Police Commander, ASP Martin Assenso, while confirming the horrific incident, told DAILY GUIDE that the victim left no suicide note behind.

Opanin Kofi Akrong, the commander said, was only wearing a pair of trousers and bare-chested when he allegedly perpetrated the dastardly act, which has left the family devastated.
Mr. Assenso said the hunter’s body was found on the bed in a supine position with the gun lying close by him when police detectives arrived at the scene, and indicated that what really triggered the act was a subject of police investigation.
The police chief indicated that the victim’s wife, Ama Ahema, 80, told law enfor…

Photo: Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's £15million private jet crashes in Barcelona

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo's £15 million private jet crashed while trying to land in Barcelona on Monday evening. The plane, a Gulfstream G200 which he bought last year, is sometimes rented out to private clients or companies. The crash happened at El Prat airport.

The plane's landing gear broke on impact, and a runway at the airport was closed. None of the footballer's friends or family was onboard when the crash happened. The pilot was treated for minor injuries, but no one was seriously hurt. 

Rob Kardashian's family scared for his life after massive weight gain

According to a report by TMZ, Rob Kardashian has given up on life again, broken up with pregnant girlfriend, Blac Chyna, added more weight and is now a recluse again. Read the report below...
"Rob Kardashian has given up on life again, retreating to the confines of his home and gaining all his weight claim members of his family who are worried his life is now in danger. Our Kardashian sources say..

Rob and Blac Chyna have split, and he's been living at his own home for nearly 2 months, almost never walking out his front door.

We're told Rob has gained back the 50 pounds he lost shortly after hooking up with Chyna ... again hovering around 300 lbs. Our sources say it's become a vicious cycle. Rob has lost his motivation because of the weight gain, which has renewed fears his diabetes will spin out of control. 

You'll recall he was hospitalized months ago after a diabetes scare. Rob is also MIA for his own show. Chyna -- who's 8 months pregnan…

Nana Addo To Submit Nomination Forms Today; Prez Mahama Friday

The Electoral Commission (EC) will this morning [Thursday], begin receiving completed nomination forms from presidential hopefuls in the country.

The New Patriotic Party is expected to submit the forms of its flagbearer, Nana Akufo Addo to enable it push it agenda of unseating incumbent President John Dramani Mahama on December 7.

The two day exercise will see all nominations filed with the Chairperson between 9am to midday, and 2pm to 5pm. John Boadu, Director of Operations for the NPP Campaign Team told Citi News Akufo-Addo is ready for the December polls. “At 9:00am, Nana Akufo-Addo will be presented by the New Patriotic Party, mind you, 94% of our delegates to our congress asked the NPP to present Nana as our flagbearer and our candidate and that is exactly what we will do,” he added. Meanwhile, the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) is expected to file nomination forms for President Mahama on Friday.

The EC opened nominations earlier in September and pegged t…

We Don’t Have A-4 Sheets – Accra Psychiatric Hospital laments

The dire situation of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital has deteriorated to the point where the facility does not even have access to basic items such as A-4 sheets to take down minor but critical information. A member of the Hospital’s Public Relations Unit, Edwina Ankomah, lamented on Eyewitness News that, the hospital is in dire need of basic things like “gloves, disinfectants, and stationary like paper.” “Just a plain sheet – because someone will walk in and would want a medical report for school or something and we don’t have even an A-4 sheet,” she added.

Persons who visited the Accra Psychiatric Hospital on Wednesday, were turned away, and the hospital’s administrators have said they were compelled to take such a decision due to worsening financial constraints. “The little we have, we have to have able to take care of those on the ward,” Mrs Ankomah said, hence the hospital management’s decision. She narrated that, the situation “got worse in July when our suppliers d…

Trump's fortune drops $800m in one year

"Part of the beauty of me is that I'm very rich," Donald Trump once said, but according to Forbes magazine he's much less rich than a year ago.
The business magazine has reappraised the Republican White House hopeful's personal wealth and found it has haemorrhaged $800m since 2015.
Forbes now estimates the real estate magnate's net worth at $3.7bn (£2.7bn).

The publication said the decrease was mainly due to the "softening" of the New York property market.
Mr Trump, who once wrote a book called Midas Touch, has said the country needs a dealmaker-in-chief in the White House.
At Monday's presidential debate, he said: "I have a tremendous income … it's about time that this country had somebody running it that has an idea about money."
So how did he lose $800m?
Forbes, which has been counting Mr Trump's wealth for more than three decades, cites the decline of the New York retail and office real estate market for the slump in his…

Rihanna lovely as she walks the runway for her Fenty-Puma collaboration at the Paris Fashion Week

The 28-year-old singer debuted her SS17 collection at the Paris Fashion Week and looked unfazed as she took to unchartered waters with her first foray into the fashion industry. 
Strutting her stuff on the catwalk at a packed room in the Hotel de Salomon De Rothschild, she showed off pieces from her Fenty x Puma collaboration to the applause of guests. 
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Obama: Congress' veto override of 9/11 bill 'a mistake'

US President Barack Obama has called the Senate's vote to override his veto on a bill that allows families of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia's government a mistake.
Calling it a "political vote", Obama said on Wednesday the bill would set "a dangerous precedent" that could put US troops and interests at risk.
"If we eliminate this notion of sovereign immunity, then our men and women in uniform around the world could potentially start seeing ourselves subject to reciprocal loss," Obama said during a town hall meeting-style interview on CNN, referring to potential lawsuits.

Earlier on Wednesday, the US Congress passed into law the controversial bill that allows family members of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers.

Both the Senate and House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday in favour of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, or JASTA.

"The White House and the exe…

Teen kills father, opens fire on schoolyard in South Carolina

A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school playground where he shot and wounded two children and a teacher with a handgun before being tackled by a firefighter who held him till the police arrived, authorities said on Wednesday.
The suspect, whose name has not been released, was accused by police of fatally shooting his 47-year-old father, Jeffrey DeWitt Osborne, then driving a pickup truck about 2 miles (3.2 km) to Townville Elementary School where he crashed into a fence surrounding the playground.

 After the teenager began shooting, volunteer firefighter Jamie Brock pinned him down while staff led children to safety inside the building, Anderson County emergency services director Taylor Jones told a news conference. brock has been credited for saving the lives of everyone by tackling the suspect on time.
"(He) was there in the hot scene and risked his life to mitigate this incident," Jones said. "He just u…